Featured

Both Roadrunner AND Sundance are for sale

Two of the most iconic venues on the Parker Strip are both on the market. Roadrunner, a floating dock bar, restaurant and RV park, has been a fixture of Parker river fun for decades. And the legendary Sundance Saloon is for sale again after it was bought just last year, with investment partners reportedly wanting to go in different directions …

Read More »

Thousands to float river Saturday

The annual floating party on the river known as the Tube Float is back for its 44th year, and people are packing their inflatables, sunscreen and coolers for a day of sun, water and fun. “Registration is looking very similar to last year’s number,” said Melissa Newton, Director of the Parker Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. “Tube Float is …

Read More »

Council sends termination notice to suspended Town Manager

Suspended Parker Town Manager Lori Wedemeyer has officially lost her job as the Town Council sends her a termination notice. At a meeting on Tuesday, the council voted 6-1 not to renew Wedemeyer’s employment agreement, instructing the Town Attorney to issue a Notice of Termination. “Pursuant to the employment agreement, this Notice is required to be given to Ms. Wedemeyer …

Read More »

Three suspects arrested for drugs and weapons charges in Big River

Three people have been arrested on the 5000 block of Rio Vista Drive in Big River for drugs and weapons charges. On Monday at approximately 6 am, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station and Needles Police Department contacted Michael Rivera, 37 of Lake Havasu City, Rodolpho Talamante, 30 of Lake Havasu City and Denise Capaccione, …

Read More »

Seven year old dies after being struck by impaired boater on Parker Strip

A 7 year-old child has died after being struck by a boater impaired by alcohol on the Parker Strip near Buckskin State Park, according to law enforcement. On Sunday after 5 pm, boat patrol deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of an unknown injury boat collision near Buckskin State Park on the Parker Strip. …

Read More »

UPDATES: Lost Lake Fire burns, forces evacuations

TUE 11am- 5,856 acres, 50 percent contained. Personnel down to 123 from around 150. “Key management objectives have been met, allowing a transfer of command back to the Colorado River Agency Wednesday evening. In preparation for this transition, the Incident Management Team is releasing unnecessary resources. The remaining fire resources will finish containing the fire while keeping it inside the …

Read More »

CRIT officer seriously injured in attempted hit and run

Jason Prichard, a Sergeant at the Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department, is in stable condition at a Phoenix area hospital after he was hit by a vehicle on Saturday on Highway 95 near Parker. According to CRIT PD reports, Sergeant Prichard and deputies with the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a person needing medical …

Read More »

Emergency action taken on Colorado River water, CRIT Chairwoman responds

The Bureau of Reclamation announced two separate urgent drought response actions this week that aim to prop up Lake Powell by nearly 1 million acre-feet of water over the next 12 months. CRIT Chairwoman Amelia Flores responded to the news with support. Lake Powell’s water surface elevation is at 3,522 feet, its lowest level since originally being filled in the …

Read More »

Man arrested in Big River while riding stolen ATV

A man was arrested in Big River while riding a stolen ATV. Charles Taylor, 44 of Big River, had an existing warrant for assault. On Thursday, April 28th, at approximately 4:05 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Colorado River Station conducted a traffic stop on an ATV at the intersection of Del Rey Drive and Papago Trail in …

Read More »